State Legislation

On January 18, 2018 HB2447 was introduced in th Arizona House of Representatives.

April 2017, House has it held up in committee. No vote scheduled. Legislative session adjourned.
Rumors of a ballot petition are being heard for early 2018
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In January 2017, the National Popular Vote bill was re-introduced (Status of HB2277).

Arizona is an active state for ballot initiative.  The initiative was filed on December 19, 2016, by the group Arizona Popular Vote. The petition filing designated Michael Mantel as president and Orlando Machuca as treasurer of the campaign. Supporters of the initiative are required collect 150,642 valid signatures by July 5, 2018.[

On February 4, 2016, the Arizona House of Representatives passed the National Popular Vote bill, with two-thirds of the members voting in favor of the legislation. The vote was 40 Yes, 16 No, and 4 absences or abstentions. The Arizona House is the third Republican-controlled state legislative chamber to pass the bill


On February 4, 2016, the House Committee of the Whole approved the National Popular Vote bill.

On February 2, 2016, the House Elections Committee gave the National Popular Vote bill a “do pass” recommendation with a 5-1 vote, and the House Rules Committee approved the bill 7-0. Arizona Capitol Times article.

In January 2016, two-thirds of the Republicans and two-thirds of the Democrats in the Arizona House of Representatives sponsored the National Popular Vote bill (Status of HB 2456). The bill was sponsored by Representative J. D. Mesnard and 39 other Representatives.

In January 2016, two-thirds of the Arizona Senate sponsored the National Popular Vote bill (Status of SB 1218). The bill was sponsored by Senator Don Shooter and 19 other Senators.

In February 2011, Representatives Cecil Ash (R) and Judy M. Burges (R) introduced the National Popular Vote bill (HB 2663) in the House, and Senator Scott Bundgaard (R) introduced the same bill in the Senate.

On February 4, 2008, Senators Paula Aboud, Albert Hale, Richard Miranda, Charlene Pesquiera, Landrum Taylor, Rebecca Rios, Soltero and Representative Jack A. Brown introduced the National Popular Vote bill in the Arizona Legislature (SB 1370 Status of SB 1370).

In 2007, Arizona State Representatives Bill Konopnicki, Jack A. Brown, and Lucy Mason have introduced the National Popular Vote bill (HB2297) into the Arizona House of Representatives for the 2007 session. Senator Paula Aboud has introduced the bill into the Senate. Arizona Daily Star article




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